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A turning point for Southern Baptists? Convention ousts churches with women pastors

Thursday, June 15, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Monique Moultrie, Georgia State University associate professor of religious and gender studies, about the Southern Baptist Convention ousting churches with women pastors.


Pickleball has a noise problem. He's trying to fix it

Friday, June 09, 2023

Pickleball is America's fastest growing sport, but it has a noise problem. One man is on a mission to fix that.


Fixing pickleball's noise problem

Thursday, June 08, 2023

Pickleball is one of America's fastest growing sports, but it has a noise problem. Bob Unetich is working to fix it.


No more ducking around: Apple updates autocorrect

Wednesday, June 07, 2023

Apple announces that in an upcoming update, the f-word will no longer autocorrect to "duck".


Blues musician Otis Taylor graduates high school 57 years after getting expelled

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

In 1966, a couple months before he was set to graduate, Otis Taylor was told he needed to cut his short afro or he'd be kicked out. Now, 57 years after he left, he has received a diploma.


What one author says a post-Roe U.S. reveals about Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Writer Eyal Press talks about Planned Parenthood and what a post-Roe U.S. reveals about the organization.


If you don't know basketballer Victor Wembanyama, you will

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Some people consider French basketball player Victor Wembanyama the greatest NBA draft pick of all time. Zach Kram of The Ringer talks about what makes Wembanyama so special.


Encore: At age 22, Samara Joy is a classic jazz singer from a new generation

Monday, February 06, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with jazz singer Samara Joy, who recently took to the legendary Blues Alley Club stage in Washington, D.C. She and her album, Linger Awhile, won two Grammys.


Reneé Rapp wants to burn out by 30 — and it's all going perfectly to plan

Saturday, January 21, 2023

You may know about Rapp from TikTok, TV or Broadway. But she says all of that has just been in service of her true passion: a solo music career.


23-year-old Reneé Rapp launches her solo career with EP: 'Everything to Everyone'

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with actor and singer Reneé Rapp about her path from Broadway to a hit HBO show, and now, her long-desired launch as a solo music artist with her EP 'Everything to Everyone.'


How California is preparing for another massive winter storm

Tuesday, January 03, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with California's state director of crisis communications, Brian Ferguson, about the current state of storm preparation and management after historic rainfall.


The Burna Boy philosophy: 'Anybody not comfortable with my reality is not my fan'

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Burna Boy opens up about his connection to his fans, his home, and the ways he makes sense of who he is as a person and who he is as a performer.


A look at where Iran demonstrations are headed after over 100 days of public protests

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Columbia Global Senior Advisor Kian Tajbakhsh about the protests in Iran, which have continued for more than 100 days.


A sense of self: Burna Boy brings Nigerian sounds to a global audience

Friday, December 23, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with singer Burna Boy about his connection to his fans and the ways he makes sense of who he is as a person, and who he is as a performer.


Burna Boy shines a light on pollution in his hometown in new documentary

Thursday, December 22, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with singer Burna Boy about "The Black River: Whiskey Documentary," his short film about his hometown of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and the environmental issues there.


Eight artists are chosen for a trip around the moon

Monday, December 12, 2022

Eight artists have been chosen for a trip around the moon on a SpaceX flight called the "dearMoon project."


Death metal singers have a vocal counterpart ... in bats

Sunday, December 04, 2022

Bats and death metal singers have more in common than a love of the dark. A new study has found that some of bats' lower frequency calls appear to use a technique similar to death metal growling.


A civil resistance expert on the protests in China and Iran

Thursday, December 01, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speak with political scientist Erica Chenoweth, who studies civil resistance movements, about the protests China and Iran.


Bats use the same trick as death metal growlers and throat singers

Thursday, December 01, 2022

Bats have an impressive vocal range of up to seven octaves. To make their low-frequency calls, researchers say bats use the same trick as death metal growlers and throat singers.


Why the key change has disappeared from top-charting tunes

Friday, November 25, 2022

A data analyst listened to decades of Billboard's top tunes and discovered that a once-ubiquitous compositional tool, the key change, has all but disappeared from modern hits.